'Marcel Bourgouin' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Meetza
Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Marcel Bourgouin
Gallica / Provins, Hybrid Perpetual.
Dark red, violet shading, white streaks. Moderate fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Upright. Dark green foliage. 3 leaflets.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 8b. Shade tolerant. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Prune after flowering is finished.
Opinion on parentage varies. See references.
This rose is classified as a Gallica by Corboeuf despite the fact this is cross between a Moss and a Damask Perpetual, probably as it has no moss and does not repeat.